Hindsight as Evidence

I wrote this on the eve of my 48th wedding anniversary This year on November 8th I hopefully will be 75 years strong. I met Jim in 1973. I have known him for almost 5O years. When we published our book in 2006 I did not have my medical records. Sixteen years later I am […]

Useful links

MindFreedom International Important discussion with professor Thomas Szasz Coalition Against Psychiatric Assault http://cepuk.org/recovery-stories/ Council For Evidence-Based Psychiatry http://www.ectresources.org/ Peter Breggin MD Hearing Voices MadinAmerica MadinIreland Critical Voices Network Ireland This is our MindFreedom Ireland documentary:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zeHaYUd9rXA&t=1717s

New Improved Website

Today November 15th as our first post we remind you of our MindFreedom Ireland documentary. A big thank you to Tim Hurley for making this possible!

Hindsight as Evidence

https://docs.google.com/document/d/139ZqJ_V96rLn0IlxDQ_xllsPxLdbTN0V8TVQNonRI3k/edit I wrote this on the eve of my 48th wedding anniversary This year on November 8th I hopefully will be 75 years strong. I met Jim in 1973. I have known him for almost 5O years. When we published our book in 2006 I did not have my medical records. Sixteen years later I […]

For Their Own Good

FOR THEIR OWN GOOD. On his visit to Canada last week Pope Francis apologised to the First Nation people for their treatment at the hands of the Catholic church which, in the name of being ‘for their own good’ forcibly pursued policies which proved disastrous for their culture and way of life. In Ireland, we […]

EMERGENCY LEGISLATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS

MINDFREEDOM IRELAND. 16, Manor Close, Thornbury Hgts., Rochestown. Cork. 21st July, 2021. HE M.D. Higgins, President of Ireland, Aras an Uachtarain, Dublin D08E1W3 Dear Mr. President, Given your long-standing record as a defender of human rights all over the world and as a spokesperson on behalf of downtrodden people, we are writing to you now […]

New addition

A new addition to the present website in action by Lexie Hurley and Mary Maddock

MindFreedom Ireland Annual Report 2020

With obvious restrictions on movement and social contact, our annual report for the past year will be correspondingly truncated. Nevertheless, there was some activity to report, much of it in the form of creative alternatives. For example, our longstanding annual shock protest usually held on The Grand Parade in Cork in May was confined to […]

Jigsaw Lockdown 2020

Jigsaw Lockdown 2020 Reflections of a proud madwoman/MindFreedom When I was a young child I loved to do jigsaws. Living in the west of Ireland in a small rural village, I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to make some jigsaws with my family. Many years later after I got married and moved to […]